08/06/15 – Chicago Tribune
This article mentions that Kellogg is number 10 on a list of post-graduate schools that produce the most female entrepreneurs based on a report by CrunchBase; no other Illinois schools make that list. At the University level, Northwestern is tied for 12th, the University of Illinois is No. 18 and University of Chicago is tied for 21st in producing female founder.
07/16/15 – Forbes
This article by Professors Carter Cast and David Schonthal talks about how innovators should determine the best ways to reduce risk in developing a new product or service.
07/14/15 – Forbes
This article by Professors Carter Cast and David Schonthal discusses how corporate leaders should consider a mindset of resourceful entrepreneurship that’s applicable to virtually any company looking to spur innovation and drive growth.
07/13/15 – Carter Cast '92 discuss the ways managers can prevent career-ending mistakes Full Story
07/06/15 – Sam Hocking left Wall Street to bring investors and hedge funds together with iMatchative’s AltXFull Story
06/30/15 – With Liberty United, Peter Thum turns guns into social goodFull Story
06/25/15 – Kellogg teams win big at 2015 Northwestern University Venture ChallengeFull Story
06/18/15 – Wall Street Journal
Article written by Professor Carter Cast says that before contemplating prospectuses, entrepreneurs should step back and reflect on the emotional and psychological aspects of selling — whether through an IPO, to a private equity firm or to other third parties.
06/09/15 – Ceremony honors students and faculty for lasting contributions to Kellogg communityFull Story
06/05/15 – Chicago Tribune
Opticent Health, maker of a non-invasive test for eye diseases, won first prize Thursday in the Northwestern University Venture Challenge, taking home $45,000. CEO Kieran Patel, a Ph.D., is pursuing a JD/MBA from Northwestern Law and the Kellogg School of Management. Professor Linda Darragh was quoted saying the competition’s interdisciplinary focus is a unique benefit of the program. Also reported in ChicagoInno.
06/03/15 – With MallforAfrica, Tope Folayan fortifies commerce in AfricaFull Story
06/03/15 – Crain’s Chicago Business
FourKites, a logistics startup launched by a former Kellogg student, Mathew Elenjickal '14, and Arun Chandrasekaran has hauled in $1.3 million in funding. The Chicago-based company's software allows commercial shipping customers to track their freight in real time, using GPS devices that already are on more than 50 percent of all trucks. Also reported in the Chicago Tribune
06/02/15 – Chicago Tribune
The technology conference, newly led by CEO Katy Lynch, selected 164 innovators from 100 Chicago-area companies, including 55 women. That's just over one-third, up from 13 percent in 2014, when 18 women were added to a list of 142. Dean Sally Blount, Linda Darragh and Rob Wolcott were selected as part of the group.
05/06/15 – At the Reunion Brave Leader Panel, alumni and faculty discuss growth strategies and challenges Full Story
05/01/15 – The Globe And Mail
Article quotes Professor Lloyd Shefsky on how Kellogg research showed family-controlled public companies have a 21 percent better return on investment on average compared with similar public firms that are not family businesses.
04/29/15 – Entrepreneur combines immersive learning with video games to teach other languages Full Story
04/24/15 – Kellogg teams take top prizes in several competitionsFull Story
04/14/15 – Poets & Quants
Article quotes Professor Linda Darragh on the lack of female presence in the venture capital world, emphasizing that female entrepreneurs bring a unique understanding of certain markets and having women as partners at top venture capital firms can help diversify the markets those firms can invest in. She also mentions female involvement in Kellogg entrepreneurship courses and names specific women-led startups coming out of Kellogg.
04/13/15 – IFC World Bank
Article interviews Mark Cutifani, the CEO of Anglo American on the Development Partner Framework, which is co-led by Anglo American and Kellogg Innovation Network. Cutifani talks about how the Framework is prompting the industry to listen to some of its harshest critics and how this new approach could drive shared economic, environmental and social value.